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Flashcards in Holmes City Challenge Deck (12):
1

How many factory workers in Hulme in 1930?

30,000

2

What was built as part of a slum clearance programme in Hulme?

Deck access flats

3

Who were the deck access flats given to in Hulme?

The homeless

4

Why were deck access flats built in Hulme?

Planned to hold many, dove inner city needs and cheap (reduced number of lifts)

5

Why were deck access flats criticised?

Lack of safety, encouraged crime, high noise and lack of social cohesion

6

Who was involved in the partnership of the local city council and AMEC?

3 councillors, 3 members of AMEC and 3 members of the community

7

What were the aims for vision for Hulme?

Demolish deck access, housing of mixed tenure and create open spaces

8

How much was given to the Hulme partnership from the government after a successful bid?

£37.5 million

9

How did ASDA supermarket enhance the area of Hulme?

Increases social mobility, reasonably priced and jobs will appropriate skills

10

How did the Zion centre enhance the area of Hulme?

Community cohesion and reduces crime

11

How many hectares of land was reclaimed in Hulme?

600 hectares

12

Where is Hulme?

Manchester